Bedside Manners: Distractable Doctors – Get Their Head in the Game by Patricia L Raymond, MD, FACP, FACG
It could be worse…my hair could be on fire.
For the multitudes following my adventures on JNJ: you may have noticed that I dropped from the radar screen for a month. Or two. I thank you for noticing. Let’s do lunch. I’ll buy.
So where’d I disappear to? It was just life…getting in the way of medicine and JNJ merriment. Over the last two months I have closed my solo gastroenterology practice and rejoined an excellent G.I. group (good fortune in these interesting economic times), sold my home (hurrah- > 1 year on market) and downsized to a petite condo on the Chesapeake Bay that is just completing its renovation with all the details, calls, and really somewhat fun troubleshooting that remodeling entails. I’ve been distracted by disruptions in both my practice and home lives. But it could have been worse; my hair could have been on fire.
In fact, instead of merely being on fire, my head should have exploded. (more…)